The price of $10 a month and an excellent autoplaylist feature could make Thumbplay a contender, as long as they work out the bugs.
Thumbplay is the first music subscription service to be available on the top three phone platforms in the U.S.: the iPhone, BlackBerry, and Android.
Pablo Calamera is joining the cloud-based music service as its chief technology officer, a newly created position.
Song and ringtone e-store, Thumbplay, announces a new music app for Windows and Mac, and apps for BlackBerry. iPhone and Android apps are coming soon.
Bring the ring tones, songs, games, and wallpapers you want to you with Thumbplay's supersimple content search.
Mobile-entertainment content site turns on MP3 store with more than 1.5 million songs from major labels
Thumbplay jumps on the social networking bandwagon with unlimited storage for user-generated content. It's also planning two sweet-looking Facebook apps for uploading and sharing images between Thumbplay, Facebook, and your phone.
Thumbplay is now selling ringtones via music discovery company iLike's swelling Facebook application and iLike.com.
Strengths include catalog depth and the radio feature, but you can't skip around within songs and there's no way to add a song to the now-playing list.
Rhapsody becomes the first subscription music service to offer offline playback on the iPhone in the United States.